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Frank Rakoncay [1935-1998]


[From the catalogue-in-progress for “Landscapes & Livestock”, a loan exhibition for Agincourt Homecoming in the Fall of 2015]

RAKONCAY, Frank [1935–1998]


date unknown

etching, hand colored / 9.25 inches by 9.25 inches

Chicago artist Frank Rakoncay graduated from the city’s Art Institute in 1975 and maintained a studio in Chicago for many years before relocating to Florida. He died in 1998 at the age of sixty-three.

“Attractions” is one of two Rakoncay works in the collection, each of them an etching or engraving hand-colored by the artist in muted shades resembling aquatint.

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